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California Students File Suit To Nix Tenure Law

Nine California public school students are suing the state to abolish its laws on teacher tenure, seniority and other protections that the plaintiffs say keep bad educators in the classroom.

01/27/2014

The case that goes to trial Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court is the latest battle in a growing nationwide challenge to union-backed protections for teachers in an effort to hold them more accountable for their work.  (Getty Images)

Calif. Students File Suit To Hold Union-Backed, Tenured Teachers More Accountable

The case that goes to trial Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court is the latest battle in a growing nationwide challenge to union-backed protections for teachers in an effort to hold them more accountable for their work.

01/26/2014